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Are you being individually targeted on social media...

May 28, 2017 7:02 PM

... not just by businesses but by some political parties especially the Conservatives?

Donald Trump and the Brexit campaign reportedly used personal data to help them win by spending huge amounts to send personalised ads. Companies such as Facebook and Cambridge Analytica have your data and profiles from social media and can target you on an individual basis.

Is this happening now in our 2017 election? There are reports that it is.

See: https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/may/27/conservatives-facebook-dark-ads-data-protection-election

http://www.netimperative.com/2016/01/politics-case-study-how-smart-social-targeting-helped-conservatives-win-the-uk-election/